Business Standard, a business daily will turn 40 in March 2014. To commemorate the occasion, it has launched a series of measures to mark the year. On the editorial front it has commissioned a series of articles that chronicle the changes that the paper has witnessed, and has contributed to in the world of business and the economy at large.
It started as a single-edition newspaper in Calcutta in 1975. Today, it is published from 12 centres all over India with a Hindi and English edition along with a website. Business Standard's Hindi edition is printed from eight centres and is now six years old.
Business Standard hosts comments from several industry experts such as Ashok Lahiri, Arvind Subramanian, Subir Gokarn, Urjit Patel, Shankar Acharya and Nitin Desai. These people are either ready to take influential posts in the government or have already served at influential posts.
Some of the other columnists are Parthasarathi Shome, Deepak Lal, Suman Bery, Indira Rajaraman and Abheek Barua.